Max Brickman has been named to the Forbes Under 30 List for 2022. When he was a student at Indiana University he founded Heartland Ventures, as a seed and Series A firm looking to connect coastal startups to midwestern industry.
While pursuing his B.S. from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, Brickman served as CEO and founder of both CleanSlate and Peloton Investors. He was able to patent and license CleanSlate, a technology that prevents cheating on written exams. Prior to developing CleanSlate, Brickman founded Peloton Investors at age 14, a Milwaukee-based real estate investment firm, which he grew to 450 residential units throughout high school, before selling the portfolio while in college. Brickman also led the acquisition of a Midwestern construction company.
He serves on several regional boards designed to increase per capita income and entrepreneurial activity.